by Yale University
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Yale has long been recognized as a leader in humanities scholarship. Top University faculty and distinguished visitors in literature, language, history, political science and other disciplines share insights concerning their research and teaching.
||The Role of the Humanities in Globalization||Karin Gosselink, lecturer in English at Yale, speaks about the interconnectedness of the humanities—especially writing and literature—and globalization. She talks about how she brings the two together in her classes.||8/9/07||Free||View In iTunes|
||Humanities Tomorrow||Marie Borroff, Sterling Professor of English, delivers a lecture entitled "Humanities Tomorrow" as part of the Yale Tomorrow campaign launch.||8/15/07||Free||View In iTunes|
||Gloria Steinem Visits Yale||Political activist and best-selling author Gloria Steinem speaks to an audience at Yale University.||10/5/07||Free||View In iTunes|
||"2010 Bouchet Leadership Award Keynote Lecture on Diversity in Higher Education"||Jon Butler, Dean of the Graduate School of Arts & Science and Howard R. Lamar Professor of History, Yale University, gives the keynote address to the Seventh Annual Yale Bouchet Conference on Diversity in Graduate Education.||9/27/10||Free||View In iTunes|
||John Darnell Professor of Egyptology||Professor Darnell talks about recent discovery in the Western Egyptian desert of a 3,500 year old settlement.||1/20/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Rediscovery of Monkeys' Moon||Richard Deming, lecturer in the Department of English at Yale University, describes the 1929 silent film "Monkeys' Moon."||1/20/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||Happy Birthday Charles Dickens||Janice Carlisle of the English Department talks about the influence Charles Dickens continues to have in contemporary culture, 200 years after his birth.||2/9/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Preserving Endangered Languages and Oral Literature||Mark Turin, research scholar in the South Asia Studies Council, talks about the World Oral Literature Project to preserve endangered languages by recording living speakers and digitizing records that have already been collected.||2/20/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Daw Aung San Suu Kyi: The Chubb Lecture 2012||Daw Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 for her work promoting international human rights and democratic government, presented a public address at Yale. Her talk is sponsored by the Chubb Fellowship at Yale.||10/3/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Michael Rostovtzeff, Elias J. Bickerman and the 'Hellenization of Asia': from Alexander the Great to World War II||Briant is the leading figure in the study of Achaemenid Persian History and has written widely on the Persian empire both from the point of view of Greek and Persian history.||5/1/13||Free||View In iTunes|
Dickens talk is excellent!
Dr. Carlisle's piece on Charles Dickens and Great Expectations is insightful and inspiring. She is an excellent speaker and I would love to hear more talks by her.
Thank you for providing this talk on iTunes U!